4thdegree-200For most men who follow Jesus, there comes a time when duty extends beyond our own lives, beyond how we lead our families, and into how we serve our fellow man. That’s what the Knights of Columbus is all about. The Patriotic Degree allows K of C members to take this one step further. “Sir Knight” is more than a title — it’s an honor.


Patriotic Degree District Website: www.socalfourthdegree.org

Christ Cathedral Assembly 3479 Website

Assembly 85 El Camino Real  Website
Assembly 2305 Santiago de Compostela  Website
Assembly 2375 St. Jude WebsiteAssembly 3564 Our Lady of La Vang WebsiteAssembly 62 Mission San Juan Capistrano Website

Candidate Information

Must be a Knighthood Degree member in good standing.  There is no longer a waiting period for membership in the Patriotic Degree.  Have an approved Form 4 along with $70.00 application fee submitted to the Master of the District to be considered for the Exemplification of the Patriotic Degree. Clergy (Priests and Brothers) application fees shall be $35.00. All fees must be submitted by Assembly check made payable to: Master, Fourth Degree contact your assembly for address AND additional fees for your assembly.

Dress Code

         The official Dress Code for Exemplification of the Patriotic Degree shall be;

         (a) Black bow tie, plain white tuxedo shirt, black cummerbund, black footwear, and black  tuxedo. NO wingtip collars will be allowed.

         (b) A member currently serving in the armed forces of his country, full time police and firefighters  shall be considered in proper attire when dressed in a Class A dress uniform.